Aegyptus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aegyptus.

Proper noun[edit]

Aegyptus

  1. A king of Egypt in Greek mythology.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aíguptos), from Mycenaean Greek *aikupitos (nb. 𐁁𐀓𐀠𐀴𐀍 (aikupitijo) 'Egyptian'), from Late Egyptian [script?] (Hikuptah) 'Memphis', from Middle Egyptian ḥwt k3 ptḥ (literally, 'The temple of the ka of Ptah', referring to Ptah's temple in the important city of Memphis).

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Proper noun[edit]

Aegyptus f (genitive Aegyptī); second declension

  1. Egypt

Inflection[edit]

Second declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Aegyptus
genitive Aegyptī
dative Aegyptō
accusative Aegyptum
ablative Aegyptō
vocative Aegypte
locative Aegyptī

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